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EXTRA STRENGTH HEADACHE RELIEF

Medically reviewed on June 25, 2018

Dosage form: capsule, gelatin coated
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 250mg, ASPIRIN 250mg, CAFFEINE 65mg
Labeler: Spirit Pharmaceutical LLC
NDC Code: 68210-0170

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

EXTRA STRENGTH HEADACHE RELIEF

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each caplet)Purpose
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Acetaminophen 250 mgPain reliever
Aspirin 250 mg (NSAID)Pain reliever
Caffeine 65 mgPain reliever aid

Uses

temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:

  • headache
  • a cold
  • arthritis
  • muscular aches
  • sinusitis
  • toothache
  • premenstrual & menstrual cramps

Warnings

Reye's syndrome

Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness.

Allergy alert

Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include:

  • hives
  • facial swelling
  • asthma (wheezing)
  • shock

Acetaminophen may cause severe skin reactions. Symptoms may include:

  • skin reddening
  • blisters
  • rash

If a skin reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

Liver warning

This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take

  • more than 8 caplets in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

Stomach bleeding warning

This product contains a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), which may cause stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you

  • are age 60 or older
  • have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
  • take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
  • take other drugs containing an NSAID (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others
  • have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
  • take more or for a longer time than directed

Caffeine warning

The recommended dose of this product contains about as much caffeine as a cup of coffee. Limit the use of caffeine-containing medications, foods, or beverages while taking this product because too much caffeine may cause nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, and, occasionally, rapid heart beat.

Do not use
  • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.

Ask doctor before use if
  • you have liver disease
  • stomach bleeding warning applies to you
  • you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
  • you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis or kidney disease
  • you are taking a diuretic
  • high blood pressure
  • you have asthma

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use
  • any other drug containing an NSAID (prescription or nonprescription)
  • a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
  • a prescription drug for diabetes, gout, or arthritis
  • any other drug, or are under a doctor's care for any serious condition

Stop use and ask doctor if
  • an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
  • you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding
    • feel faint
    • vomit blood
    • have bloody or black stools
    • have stomach pain that does not get better
  • ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs
  • painful area is red or swollen
  • pain gets worse or lasts for more than 10 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts for more than 3 days
  • any new symptoms appear

If pregnant or breast-feeding ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use aspirin during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.

Keep out of reach of children

Overdose Warning

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Directions
  • do not use more than directed (see Overdose Warning)
  • drink a full glass of water with each dose
  • adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 caplets every 6 hours; not more than 8 caplets in 24 hours
  • children under 12 years: ask a doctor

Other information
  • store at controlled room temperature 20° - 25° C (68° - 77° F)
  • Each caplet contains: Magnesium 0.58 mg
  • read all product information before using. Keep this box for important information

Inactive ingredients

colloidal silicon dioxide, hypromellose, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, stearic acid, talc

Questions or comments

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PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 24 Caplet Bottle Carton

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COMPARE TO ACTIVE INGREDIENTS OF
EXCEDRIN® EXTRA STRENGTH*

EXTRA STRENGTH

Headache Relief

• Acetaminophen, 250 mg
Aspirin (NSAID), 250 mg & Caffeine, 65 mg

Pain Reliever / Pain Reliever Aid

Actual Size

24 caplets

EXTRA STRENGTH HEADACHE RELIEF 
acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine capsule, gelatin coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:68210-0170
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN250 mg
ASPIRIN (ASPIRIN) ASPIRIN250 mg
CAFFEINE (CAFFEINE) CAFFEINE65 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
SILICON DIOXIDE 
HYPROMELLOSES 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED 
POVIDONE K30 
STARCH, CORN 
STEARIC ACID 
TALC 
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITEScoreno score
ShapeOVAL (capsule shaped, biconvex tablets) Size18mm
FlavorImprint CodeS53
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:68210-0170-21 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
124 CAPSULE, GELATIN COATED in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart34306/27/2016
Labeler - Spirit Pharmaceutical LLC (179621011)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
ELYSIUM PHARMACEUTICALS LTD858352983MANUFACTURE(68210-0170)

 
Spirit Pharmaceutical LLC

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